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World Twenty20

Hong Kong Sixes stars look to impress selectors

Chamara Kapugedera and Wayne Parnell will spearhead the Sri Lankan and South African campaign for glory at the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes at the Kowloon Cricket Club this weekend.

Tuesday, 23 October, 2012, 2:58am

Sri Lanka captain Jayawardene plays down Gayle factor in final

Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene insists the World Twenty20 final against the West Indies today will not hinge on just Chris Gayle's flamboyant batting.

The left-hander lifted the West Indies past Australia in Friday's semi-final with an unbeaten 75 off 41 balls, making him the danger man for Sri Lanka's title hopes.

7 Oct 2012 - 4:07am

Lankans can do it this time, says Mahela

Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene goes into tomorrow's World Twenty20 final confident of winning the title after failing at the last hurdle in three previous World Cup events.

6 Oct 2012 - 3:46am

Women hotel guests of West Indies cricket stars arrested

Sri Lankan police arrested three British women who were found socialising in the hotel rooms of West Indies players, including batsman Chris Gayle, at the World Twenty20.

Hotel sources said the women arrested yesterday were guests of Gayle and his teammates Andre Russell, Fidel Edwards and Dwayne Smith.

4 Oct 2012 - 4:39am

India captain Dhoni under fire for tactics in Twenty20

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni faced calls to quit after his team's exit from the World Twenty20, with pundits lining up to condemn his tactics as well as the misfiring top order.

4 Oct 2012 - 2:09am

Sri Lanka use every trick in the book

Hosts Sri Lanka have used a bagful of tricks to outwit rivals on their way to the World Twenty20 semi-finals - even changing captains for a match to further their cause.

Eyebrows were raised when Kumar Sangakkara, and not regular captain Mahela Jayawardene, walked out to contest the toss for Monday's last Super Eights match, against England, in Pallekele.

3 Oct 2012 - 1:41am

England not good enough, Stuart Broad says

England captain Stuart Broad has admitted his inexperienced team was “not good enough” after the defending champions crashed out of the World Twenty20.

England’s 19-run defeat against Sri Lanka in Pallekele on Monday was their second loss in three Super Eights games and paved the way for the hosts and the West Indies to advance to the semi-finals from group one.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Singh beats life-threatening illness to return triumphantly to cricket

Six months ago, Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was battling cancer in the United States and wondering if he would live, let alone play cricket again.

2 Oct 2012 - 3:10am

High-flying Pakistan ready to dent Indian hopes in Twenty20 clash

Pakistan will look to extend their dominant form and put India on the brink of elimination when the old foes clash in the World Twenty20 today.

Pakistan have never beaten India in either the 50-over World Cup or the World Twenty20, but Mohammad Hafeez's men start as favourites in the much-awaited Super Eights game in Colombo.

30 Sep 2012 - 2:36am

Big guns ready to have a blast in Super Eights

The World Twenty20 shifts to a higher gear in Sri Lanka today when the hot favourites begin an intriguing race for the semi-finals in the Super Eights round.

The preliminary league, which ended on Tuesday, separated the men from the boys as lesser teams such as Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Ireland exited the competition.

27 Sep 2012 - 3:19am

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